In Honor of the Crew of USS Liberty

In Honor of the Crew of USS Liberty (HM1PGD)

Location: Rochester, NY 14612 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 15.424', W 77° 36.32'

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In Honor of the crew of the USS Liberty - AGTR 5, in recognition of their courageous and faithful service for military action on June 8, 1967 - The following decorations were awarded - ★ Congressional Medal of Honor ★ 2 Navy crosses, 38 silver - bronze stars, 208 purple hearts. 34 KIA, 174 WIA. Most decorations for a single ship action in U.S. history. "I commend to every man who sails in the sixth fleet the fact that the USS Liberty has become a legend in her own times." Vice Adm. William I. Martin - July 1967, Commander of the 6th fleet in the Mediterranean Sea.
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThomas F. Healy Post 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S
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Date Added Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 288526 N 4792658
Decimal Degrees43.25706667, -77.60533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 15.424', W 77° 36.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 15' 25.44" N, 77° 36' 19.2" W
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Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Beach Ave, Rochester NY 14612, US
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